IN FULL: Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech

ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2018 DEMOCRACY DAY CELEBRATION, TUESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2018 My Dear Nigerians! Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration […]

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2019: Jega Raises The Alarm Over Danger Signs

Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has listed some danger signs which he said can mar the 2019 general elections. Jega spoke yesterday while delivering a lecture to mark this year’s Democracy Day in Abuja. The former INEC boss warned that violent party congresses constituted a risk to the […]

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Buhari: My Second Primary Objective Is To Fight Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari says the second primary objective of his administration is to fight corruption. Although the President is widely criticised as targeting the opposition party in his anti-corruption war, he said in his Democracy Day speech on Tuesday that “Nigerians and the international community have begun to applaud our policies and determination to fight […]

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$16bn Power Project Fund Was Shared – Orji Uzor Kalu

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu who served as governor between 1999 and 2007 when Obasanjo was president, spoke yesterday on a Channels Television programme, Politics Today, and he alleged that there was no project done with the $16billion, adding that there was a huge corruption under Obasanjo’s administration. Orji Uzor Kalu […]

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Police arrest 3 with human head

The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the arrest of three persons at Tashan-Baba village in Jada Local Government Area for exhuming and beheading the corpse of a seven-year old girl. Spokesman of the Command, S.P Othman Abubakar, said the three suspects were arrested with the fresh human head of Blessing Johnson, a day after […]

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ACF Backs Calls For Obasanjo’s Probe

The mouthpiece of Northern Nigeria, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has backed the call on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to probe former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the alleged $16 billion power project scandal. The ACF said that doing so would send a signal to other public office holders on the need for prudent management of the […]

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Press Release: School Feeding Programme – Over 8.2M Pupils Now Being Fed in 24 States

*Over 80,000 cooks engaged in 45,394 schools Following the achievement of its target of 5.5 million pupils being fed free daily under the programme in 2017, the Buhari administration’s National Home-grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) now feeds 8,260,984 pupils in 45,394 public primary schools across 24 states. The 24 states currently benefitting from the school […]

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